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It’s pretty rare that all four of my kids demand the next installment in a book series. Until now, those few titles have been the sort that movies are being from, with wizards or wimps or such.
A brand-new author broke the mold. Her name is Hope Auer, and she’s achieved the seemingly impossible; in A Cry From Egypt, she’s written historically (and Biblically) accurate Christian fiction that leaps off the page and captivates the imagination as well as any secular tale.
A Cry . . . → Read More: Book Review: A Cry From Egypt
My teens may not thank me for saying this on the web, out here where everyone can read it, but… they still read pictures books. Willingly and randomly.
At least on occasion.
It’s only been a few weeks since I packed up our shelves full of picture books. (I’m being optimistic about finding a place to move to.) But before I could pack them, I had the challenge of convincing the kids that 1. No, I am NOT getting rid of them, and 2. They really can live without them for a few months.)
Of course, . . . → Read More: Before Five In A Row
During the spring and early summer of this year, I spent a lot of time considering what our life might now be like if I had left the kids in public school… and how very grateful I am that I was led to homeschooling.
Midsummer came, and with it car troubles, house troubles, financial troubles, grumpy 13-yr-old troubles. I found myself second-guessing things. Finances would be simpler if I put the kids in school. I could work more hours. Afford payments on a car. Not have to wonder how I was going to buy . . . → Read More: Have a H.E.A.R.T. For Your Kids
Here’s a sneak peek at a review coming later this week! Check it out, and I’ll be back tomorrow with updates on what’s going on in our little corner of the world.
I’ve got good intentions, really.
I want to feed my family healthy, so they grow up strong and active, ready for whatever life throws at them.
But like most families, we’re busy. The day-to-day crazy gets in the way, and we cut a corner here, a corner there… and at some point down the road, we realize that we’re moved quite a ways from that Healthy Eating goal.
But changing, once we’ve gone that far, seems like an insurmountable task. Where do we start? What are . . . → Read More: Growing Healthy Homes